North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival


What a fun day this was!! Food, music, classic cars!!  You have one more day to check it out….

We got there about 10:30 yesterday morning – good thing too!  Parking filled up fast.   IMG_7892 The parking lot asked for a $5 donation to the volunteer fire fighters – and there was NO admission to the festival!

The entire park was filled with arts and crafts booths and, you guessed it, GARLIC!  Not only could you buy it, there were informational discussions and print outs to take home.









A children’s play area was in the grassy area IMG_7854




And there was plenty of garlic food – Garlic mashed potatoes, garlicy gyros, garlic ice cream…. and Garlic BEER!

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There was even a garlic queen you could take your picture with!



After we had some browsed all the booths (including buying some garlic) and had lunch, we headed down the street to the car show!



hmmm… thinking they like this car – my husband, Dennis and my grandson, Jeremiah. Ain’t happenin’ guys!


Live music – the played some really good blues!!





















As we walked back to the car we found the senior center with their welcoming elephant – IMG_7865


the North Plains Community garden (beautiful too) –

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And Jeremiah found a friend!


August 10 – today – is the last day, open from 10am to 6pm (except no car show)


It was really a fun and relaxing day!




About Helen Fern

I live in the upper Willamette Valley with my amazing husband and four very spoiled cats - three adopted feral cats and one shelter baby. We have lived here since the dawn of 1991 and love every inch of the region.
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4 Responses to North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival

  1. Hi Helen, it mus be so fun to go to these nice craft festivals. You are always finding fun things to share with your readers and mine.
    Thanks for stopping by this week!!!

  2. Michelle says:

    I like garlic, but I don’t think I could drink garlic beer.
    Looks like a fun festival.

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